Blair offered to help Murdoch amid phone-hacking

Feb 19, 2014, 11:34 AM EST
Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair (R) talks with European Union High Representative Catherine Ashton during the Global Counterrorism Forum, aside the 68th United Nations General Assembly, in New York, September 27, 2013.
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At the height of his news conglomerate's woes over phone-hacking by its reporters, Rupert Murdoch was offered secret counsel by former British P.M. Tony Blair, adding another wrinkle to an already juicy tale.

Background:

Former UK PM Blair offered to help Murdoch over phone-hacking [Reuters]

Wendi Murdoch's admiring note on Blair [Bloomberg]